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Trip Overview of Everest Base Camp Short Trek

Everest base camp short trek 7 days is the most iconic trek that takes the foot to the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest (8848m). Not only Everest, During the trek, but you can also see five eight thousand meters above the hill from the one point. Nowhere in the world, you will get a replica of this place. The number of trekkers on the EBC is increasing every year. Due to beauty, peace, culture, and, most importantly, its uniqueness. Everest Base Camp 7 days is a short trekking package. For those who have a limited time frame are unable to do it due to the lack of time we introduce the package called “Everest Base Camp Trek  7 days.

Everest base camp trek 7 days offers you a great adventure bringing an unforgettable experience. The overwhelming vistas of the Everest Himalayan chain of the Khumbu region, consist of five of the world’s highest mountains. Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt, Makalu (8,463m), Mt, Cho Oyo (8153m), Mt. Lhotse (8,501m) and Mt. Lhotse Shar (8,393m). Aside from the beauty of the Himalayas, this area includes natural wonders heritage sites indexed by UNESCO. Rich in pine forests of rhododendron (Nepalese national flower) and an endangered species of birds and animals. This trek is truly unique and memorable. Similarly, during the trek, you will experience the excellent hospitality of Sherpa’s and their traditional lifestyle, which will surely amaze you.

Most travel routes in the Everest region

Everest Base camp short trekking 7 days is the most traveled and famous trekking route in Nepal. Everyone knows Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world, so it is also known as the king of all Mountains which offers you a spectacular view of all the Himalayan mountain ranges.  While penetrating through the flora and fauna biodiversity of Sagarmatha National Park, the trail winds through the magnificent forests of rhododendron.

Everest Base Camp trek takes 7 days. Which mainly depends upon things like time to acclimatization, length of stay in passing villages, places you visit, and your physical capacity. When you reach the Base Camp you will have climbed up to the height of 5364 meters. In terms of terrain, there are no ropes needed and no ice picks needed. There is no vertical climbing involved. Depending on the time of year you can go there and also get to see snow and ice on the trails. If you are going to Everest Base Camp for your next trip then it’s a good choice, but if not, then, well you missed out on a great opportunity to create an unforgettable experience.

Things you will experience in Everest base camp trek 7 days:

  • You will get insight into the culture of Sherpa people with warm Sherpa hospitality. Get familiar with the guides, which make your trip more memorable.
  • You will get the chance to enjoy your trek, which begins from Lukla, passing through the valley of Dudh Koshi to Namche Bazar and from there to the foot of Mt Everest.
  • During your trek, you will come across breathtaking scenes-lush green farmland, fast-flowing white rivers. Remote Buddhist monasteries, glacial pools, the splendid panorama of snow-capped, rocky mountains, and finally before you the monumental Mt Everest.
  • The best places to see Mount Everest up close would be a trek up to Kala Pathar or Gokyo as both lies in the Everest Region.
  • You will get the chance to walk for approximately 4 -10 hours each day through the rough, rocky, and gravel-strewn. Most of the trek involves long paths that go up and then down, and the ground is not the paved line.

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Short trekking to Everest base camp

Everest base camp short trek 7 days is also the short trek to Everest region. No Doubt this is one of the famous treks in Nepal. As Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world, most people wish to trek to Everest base camp. Normally Everest base camp trek takes 15 – 18 days to complete.

But for those who have a busy schedule and want to complete it in a short time then, you can trek to Everest base camp within seven days. This trek is not that expensive. Seven days trek to Everest base camp compromises of alpine forest, Khumbu region, and snow camp mountains. One-week trek to Everest base camp trek 7 days shortest trek., it is also difficult trekking as in the itinerary there is no rest day. You will have to hike for 7 – 8 hours a day.

You need to be physically fit and mentally prepared for this trek. It does not require any special training however, having some experience with some short treks and hikes might be helpful. Everest base camp also includes other peaks whose height is more than eight thousand like Mt Lhotse (8,516m /27,940ft), Makalu (8,485m /27,838 ft.) & the giant Cho-Oyu (8,201m /26,906ft). They walk through the legendary trail from where conquerors walked to climb Everest. You will also be trekking to the exciting village, Namche Bazar.

Being a veggie-lover is good for Everest base camp trek 7 days

As enticing as it is to attempt a succulent yak steak or ‘buff burger,’ be mindful that all meat is conveyed up by doormen from underneath Lukla because of the no-killing strategy in Sagarmatha National Park. Therefore, when you have it, it’s getting old. The most secure, healthiest alternative is to consume Dal Bhat (lentil soup with rice) – it’s made crisp day by day and is an extraordinary wellspring of protein and vitality.
Talking about the places to Trek in Nepal.

Although the first thing that pops up in everybody’s mind is Everest Base Camp short Trek 7 days. It is the most popular and chosen destination for many. Reaching the base camp and the nearer view of the highest peak of the world “Mt. Everest” can be an amazing thing to experience.

Everest base camp short trek 2022/2033

Our Everest base camp short trek 2022 and 2023 booking is open and you can book your trek for any dates. Most of our groups are small and tailored made. You can make your own trek on a private trip or join our small group. We operate from 2 people to 10 person group. If you are with your loved one or friends you can do the private trip. Everest base camp 2022 and 2023 date is from Arrival to Nepal to Depart from here. We can make the trek itinerary 12 days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu also.


Everest Base Camp Short Trek - Trip Info

Duration: 07 Days

Trek Grade: Strenuous

Max. Altitude: Kalapathar (5545m.)

Best Travel Time: February to Mid June, September – to December are the best seasons. Dec & January are Winter and cold can be snow on the trail, July & August are rainy times, trekking can be done, but visibility can be reduced due to rain.

Transportation: Private Car/Van/ Plane

Activity:  Trekking

Total Distance: 75 Km. (Round Trip)

Departure Dates: We can offer this trek on any dates during the months Feb, March, April, May, June, Sept, Oct, November, and December for a group of 2 to 16 people.

Food on the trek: During your trekking, you will have food in local guest houses. Our most of the during trekking is on a full board basis, which covers your breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can choose the food from the menu at tea house prices that are fixed by a National park or conservation area project. There is local to international hygienic food choices.

We suggest you eat at the same tea house where you stay. To be vegetarian is better in high altitude and remote area. The meet items are carried in a long way, so not fresh. The typical Nepali food is Dal Bhat ( Rice lentil, mixed vegetable curry, and pickle)

For breakfast, you will have a choice of pancakes (plain, apple, cinnamon, lemon, etc.) served with peanut butter or honey; porridge; egg items (scrambled, boiled, fried, omelet); bread (toast, chapatti). Lunch and dinner Dal Bhat, pasta, pizza, garlic soup, momos, curry, macaroni, and other rice and noodle-based dishes are served.

Drinking water during your Trek: We suggest you at least drink 3/4  liters of water per day while you are on the trail. While bottled mineral water can be purchased all over Kathmandu and along popular trekking trails, plastic water bottles are a significant problem in Nepal’s mountain areas. So instead of relying on bottled water, travelers should instead purify their water.

Having purification tablets/iodine is best because you will not have the time to boil your water. They are small, cheap, and light to carry, another better way is to get water filters they are low to carry and easy to use. You can bring two reusable water bottles. So that you always have one bottle to drink from, while the water in your other bottle is being purified.

Equipment ideas: We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however in Kathmandu there are many shops to buy and rent trek-related equipment. Here are the suggested items. -20-degree sleeping bag ( having sleeping bag linear is useful if you do trek more high altitude) Duffel Bag Or Rucksack Bag with waterproof cover, A Daypack, T-shirts, Thermal Vest, lightweight thermal tops, Fleece Jacket or Pullover. Waterproof Jacket, Women sports bras, synthetic, Hiking shorts, Fleece or tracksuit pants, Lightweight walking pants, Thin inner socks, Thick warm wool hiking socks, Hiking boots, Camp Sandals
Woolen Hat, Sun Hat, Bandana or scarf, sunglasses, moisturizing skin cream, and Lip balm, Water bottles, Water purifier, Headtorch, Hand Sanitizer, Pain reliever, First Aid Kit, Toiletries, Towel

Your trek Backpack/duffle bag: Our porters will carry your baggage on the trek, the maximum weight per trekker is 15 kg, including your sleeping bag and down jacket; other items not required on the trek can be stored in our office or your hotel in Kathmandu.

Detailed Itinerary of Everest Base Camp Short Trek

Early morning we fly from Kathmandu to Lukla via mountain flight of about 40 minutes scenic flight. With clear weather, we get spectacular views of the mountains, including Everest, as we enter the deep gorge of the Dudh Kosi valley. You begin your trek from Lukla, along the way you will have a view of Mt Nupla (5885m), Kusum Kanguru (6367m), and Kwongde Range. We then take a leisurely walk for about two hours to Phakding village for the overnight stop and the rest of the time stroll around the village for local knowledge.

The trail follows the Dudh Koshi valley north, meandering through the pines, crossing it twice by small suspension bridges before reaching the village of Monjo, the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park. Beginning with a slight climb to Jhorsalle, the trail passes waterfalls and other culturally and naturally occurring items of interest. You will be rewarded with your first glimpse of Kusum Kanguru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m), Everest (8848m) and Nuptse (7879 m). A steep climb up to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m) will afford you further spectacular views and a comfortable place to spend the second night of the trek.

We start our trek with a pleasant walk through the forest with a magnificent view of the mountains. We follow a spectacular path that traverses around the hillside high above the Dudh Kosi River. After walking for one hour, you will arrive at Phungithanga. The trail climbs past some water-powered prayer wheels and begins a sustained climb through a forest of tall, mature rhododendrons.

Look out for musk deer and Himalayan tahr among the trees. The start of the Tengboche (3870m), the village is scattered across a vast, grassy saddle below a crescent-shaped ridge covered by scrub pines and firs. From the viewpoint at the top of the hill, there are awe-inspiring views of distinctive peaks like Amadablam (6856m), standing proud of the massif containing Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7861m), Lhotse (8501m) and inspiring views of Himalayan giants. We visit the Buddhist Monastery at Tengboche, the largest in the Khumbu region.

In the morning, views of mountains and monasteries are spectacular in Tengboche. From Tengboche, we head north and soon cross the Dudh Kosi river by way of a small suspension bridge, which spans a deep gorge in the river valley. Follow the trail as far as Orsho and take the lower path along the west bank of the Imja Khola, through the forest of birches conifers and rhododendrons. As we follow the river northward, the trails pass through several chortens and mani walls and small villages. Today’s walk offers views of the Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam, and to the north-Pokalde (5741m), Kongma-Tse (5820m), and the high wall of Nuptse. Dingboche is also the gateway to Chukung and farther beyond for the most challenging traverses towards the Makalu area. We enjoy the beautiful array of fields enclosed by stone walls to protect the barley, buckwheat, and potatoes. Overnight stay in Dingboche.

The trail follows a downward path to Pheriche village. It joins the trail below Thungla beautiful views of Cholatse across the valley. After another steep ascend the trail climbs up and over the terminal moraine of Khumbu glacier. Today’s walk offers views of the Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam, and to the north-Pokalde (5741m), Kongma-Tse (5820m), and the high wall of Nuptse. The path follows a pleasant, grassy valley. Stark and rugged beauty create almost moonscape campsite at Lobuche, a windswept collection of huts tucked in a narrow meadow between the glacier and the Lobuche peak. Tawoche and Nuptse are particularly spectacularly from Lobuche towering. Stay overnight at lodge.

After breakfast, our adventure continues towards Everest Base Camp Distance 3.5 km one way. The trail passes through over rocky dunes and moraine and streams. The Base Camp area provides an opportunity to experience the freezing and harsh conditions that mountaineers brave to summit this famous mountain. In Everest Base Camp, the climbers gather for summiting Everest during the high expedition season. We explore base camp and its surroundings glacier and return to Gorakshep and helicopter ride over the Himalayas you will see Mount Everest and other Himalayan range from very close and late afternoon you will reach beautiful town Lukla

Saying a final goodbye to our porters, we will have a flight back to Kathmandu of an exciting one hour; we will drop off to your hotel.

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Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle for Lukla flight.
  • Government license holder experienced, trekking guide (trained in Wilderness First Aid& altitude sickness) with his food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing, and medicine.
  • Local trekking porter ( 1 porter for two client basis) with his food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing, and medicine.
  • Round Trip flight ticket for Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu.
  • Gorakshep to Lukla Helicopter flight.
  • Tea house/Lodges Accommodation during the trekking
  • Daily Meals are chosen from the Menu (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Sagarmatha National Park fees.
  • Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) card fee.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Above the Himalaya duffel bag. ( If you need, please let us know before you book the trip and remind us in our pre-meeting at our office)
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
  • Above the Himalaya Gifts (T-shirt for Gents & Pashmina shawl for Ladies, Trekking certificates)
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Any services in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get a Nepal visa upon arrival in the Airport.
  • International Airfare/Airport tax.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot and cold showers.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters).
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Any expense for early returning members due to sickness, injury, or any other reason. No refund will be entertained for any unused service.
  • Extra expense occurred due to unexpected circumstances like cancellation of internal flights, floods, strikes, etc.
  • Tips for tour/ trekking staffs.

Everest base camp short trek

Everest Base Camp Short Trek is the best trekking option for those who have limited leisure time. The Trek includes the cultural and traditional lifestyle of the legendary Sherpa people. A surreal view of majestic mountains, rich biodiversity, and so forth. Without having any difficulties, the short trek to Everest base camp gives the trekkers full opportunity to view the World’s highest peak “Mt. Everest”.

For all the trekkers seeking a grand adventure within a short period. Everest Base camp short trek is the most recommended trekking route. It brings an unforgettable experience of the overwhelming vistas of the Everest Himalayan chain of Khumbu region. Which consists of five of the world’s highest mountains. Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt, Makalu (8,463m), Mt, Cho Oyo (8153m). Mt. Lhotse (8,501m) and Mt. Lhotse Shar (8,393m). Far from the crowded city, this Trek will let you experience the most beautiful time of your life.

Nature itself with lots of flora and fauna, glaciers, mountains view. friendly people with distinct cultures and ethnicity, monasteries, etc. are the key factor of the Everest base camp short trek. Aside from the beauty of the Himalayas, this area includes natural wonders heritage sites indexed by UNESCO. Rich in pine forests of rhododendron (Nepalese national flower) and an endangered species of birds and animals, this trek is truly unique and memorable.

Short Itinerary of Everet base camp trek

You will have to get to Kathmandu for the Everest base camp short trek. After arriving at Kathmandu you will get a day off for roaming different places in Kathmandu. The next day you will be flying from Kathmandu to Lukla airport. After reaching Lukla airport you will be trekking to Phakding from Lukla airport. Our team members will meet you there and guide you the rest of the trek. After reaching Phakding you will have an astounding view of mount Khumbila. After that, your next trekking destination is Namche Bazar.

You can reach Phakding from Namche Bazar in 5 – 6 hours and after reaching there you will stay overnight at Namche Bazar. The next day you will have a day off to roam and explore around Namche Bazar. You can get a different facilities like government offices, ATM, internet, shops, and restaurant. The next day of the Mount Everest trek is toward Tengboche. Tengboche is famous for being the biggest and one of the oldest Tengboche monasteries.  Sagarmatha National Park is also situated in Tengboche.

From here you will get a remarkable glance of Mt.Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku. After visiting Tengboche you will be moving further toward Dingboche. Dingboche is famous for the Sherpa village. You will get a day off for exploring Dingboche. The next day is very exciting and will be full of fun because you will be trekking to Everest base camp. After the hectic trek of 4 hours, you will reach Everest base camp via Gorakshep.

You can enjoy the stunning view of different high snow Cap Mountain. After that, you will be trekking back to Gorakshep and staying overnight there. The next day you will have to trek to Namche Bazar from Namche Bazar which is about 7 hours of trekking. From there you will trek to Lukla and from there you can fly to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu you will have a final departure.

Trek start after the scenic flight to Lukla.

The Everest Base Camp short trek starts from the flight to Lukla airport from Kathmandu. Trek up to Phakding and to Namche Bazar. Where we will be greeted by many local Sherpa’s with their unique culture. The chance to view the mountain vistas will take your breath away for some time. We then head towards Thyangboche Monastery. The monastery is on a top ridge with a fantastic 360-degree landscape, definitely a captivating one, and the panoramic view of Everest.

After, we will move toward Imja Khola and the village of Pangboche and Pheriche. Similarly, during this Trek, we will be capturing all the places in the vicinity, from Dudh Koshi to the whole Khumbu valley. The amazing lifestyle, delicious food, and the culture there will make your short trek remarkable.

This trekking is feasible for the entire 12 months. However, due to the climate and the weather conditions, we recommend doing it from the start of March to mid-May and then again from the beginning of September to mid-November. During the winter months, snowfall may cause difficulty in traveling. On the other hand, summers are wet, and the extraordinary peaks are frequently lost in the clouds.

Above the Himalaya brings you the short Trek to Everest Base Camp with unlimited fun, enjoyable memories, and a remarkable trip. With professional guides and porters, we ensure you the best trip of your life.

Enjoy the unique Sherpa culture.

Everest base camp short trek starts with an exciting flight from Kathmandu to Tenzing Hillary airport at Lukla. After, we trek to Phakding and Namche Bazar. Where we will be greeted by many local Sherpa’s with their unique culture. We then head towards Thyangboche Monastery. The monastery is on a top ridge with a fantastic 360-degree landscape, definitely a captivating one, and the panoramic view of Everest. After, we will move toward Imja Khola and the village of Pangboche and Pheriche. Similarly, during this Trek, we will be capturing all the places in the vicinity. from Dudh Koshi to the whole Khumbu valley. The fantastic lifestyle, delicious food, and the culture there will make your trek remarkable.

Far from the crowded city, this trek will let you experience the most beautiful time of your life. Nature itself with lots of flora and fauna, glaciers, mountains view.  Friendly people with a distinct culture and ethnicity, monasteries, etc. are the critical factor of this trek. Above the Himalaya brings you the Everest Base Camp short 7 days trek with unlimited fun. Enjoyable memories, and a remarkable trip. With professional guides and porters, we ensure you the best trip of your life.

How much does it cost for an Everest base camp trek 7 days?

The cost of trekking in Nepal has been greatly affected by the recent political upheaval in Nepal, and the current Government has implemented many new taxes and costs to ensure that people working in the hospitality industry, such as hotels, guest houses, restaurants, and tourism are paid fair and equitable wages. Daily needed things prices to hike up, meals and rooms cost in trek increased seasonally, as in the rest of the world, fuel costs have been increasing on a regular basis and due to a severe shortage in Nepal prices vary from day to day.

However, even though we at Above Himalaya Trekking have been affected by these factors, we continue to offer the best services to our customers at a nominal cost. the cost of our standard package for the trek full board package from arrival to departure is USD 1990  per person. in the group 1 guide and 1 porter on 2 people basis, in a big group we can have some cost-sharing and can be the little cheaper basis, if we need to run the trek for just 1 person there is 1 guide who will help to carry the bag and this will make your trek cost down.

How is the Everest base camp trek 7 days itinerary looks like

This trek itinerary is designed especially for those who have limited time and want to be at the top of Kalapathar and wanted to see Everest base camp. the itinerary is quite tight so you need to be fit and able to walk 7 hours most of the days. if you have a longer time you can choose our other easier packages. There are different options you can take depending on the itinerary and how much time you have. Think about this first you are planning to step in and choose which of our packages is good for you.

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We can run a trip for solo travelers, couple, friends and family with children. Our private trips are running every day. If you are looking for a small group trip please contact us.

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      2 to 12 person

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      5545m

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